Lot 218: OAKLEY, VIOLET. Small archive of designs and 1 Autograph Letter Signed.
December 1, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: OAKLEY, VIOLET. Small archive of designs and 1 Autograph Letter Signed. Various sizes, good condition. Mostly New Jersey, 1920s-40s
Notes: 2 childhood photographs of Violet as baby and another with her older sister who died at the age of 6, description in contemporary hand on versos * Envelope to her cousins Emilie and Victoria containing an ALS, 15 December 1939, discussing religion and enclosing both a signed copy of her printed "Credo" and her booklet "Christ at Geneva" which contains an image of a panel from her mural painting " The Council of the League of Nations" * Ink drawing "The Holly Branch of the Mediterranean Shop of Chestnut Hill Philadelphia / 104 Mountain Way, Rutherford, New Jersey" 5 1/2x8 inches, image, on large folded folio sheet * Ink drawing: "Holly Cottage 104 Mountain Way" 22x15 inches, on folded sheet * Printed portrait of Italian Soprano Amelita Galli-Curci (foxed) * Jane Addams Calendar, 1943, with a cover image of Addams by Oakley. Published by Women''s International League for Peace and Freedom, Philadelphia.